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Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Coastal Communities Fund: Golf (13 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The Coastal Communities Fund is a competitive bid-led programme and all applications are assessed against agreed criteria and programme priorities. Projects that address issues of coastal erosion or flood risk management which threaten the development of the coastal economy are potentially eligible for help provided they can demonstrate they will deliver jobs and growth as part of an...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Public Houses (12 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The Government continues to support the community ownership of pubs where they deliver a clear benefit to their local communities. The £3.62 million More Than A Pub Programme is jointly funded by my Department and Power to Change, the independent trust supporting businesses in England. This two year programme was launched in Spring 2016, with the aim to create a lasting legacy for both...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Terrorism: Greater Manchester (12 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The Prime Minister’s taskforce continues to work across Government and with officials in Manchester City Council to review requests for funding and expedite where appropriate.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Mersey Tunnels: Tolls (12 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The letter from the Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region made no reference to the tolling of the Mersey Tunnels which is the responsibility of the Liverpool Metro Mayor. The Hon Member for Denton and Reddish may be mistaking the Mersey Tunnels for the Mersey Gateway Bridge, about 18 miles miles away and running over (rather than under) the Mersey. I’m sure his colleague, the Mayor,...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Devolution: Greater Manchester (11 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: As the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, I have frequent meetings and discussion with civic and business leaders, local authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships and other key organisations in Greater Manchester and areas across the Northern Powerhouse. These meetings cover a range of issues relating to boosting local economic growth, including devolution, strengthening...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Floods: Finance (7 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The Government provided communities and business grants, business rate relief and council tax discount recovery payments to help support the recovery of local areas in the face of the impacts of unprecedented rainfall as a result of Storm Desmond and Eva in 2015, but this was an exceptional case. The Government has so far awarded £45.848 million of Communities and Business Recovery...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Reorganisation (7 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: I refer my Hon Friend to the answer given by my Hon Friend, the Minister for Local Government, on 28 February 2017, to Question UIN 65271.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Reorganisation (4 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: I am placing in the Library a list of material and representations which my Rt Hon Friend received before he announced on 7 November that the Government is minded to implement the locally-led proposals for improving local government in Dorset and Suffolk.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Reorganisation (4 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: I refer my Hon Friend to the Written Statement made by the Secretary of State on 7 November 2017 (HCWS232).

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: EU Grants and Loans (1 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: My Department is planning to undertake a public consultation before the launch of the Shared Prosperity Fund.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Coastal Areas: Economic Growth (30 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: Under the Coastal Communities Fund we have funded 278 projects worth over £170 million across the UK. These are forecast to deliver over 18,000 jobs and generate £363 million in new visitor expenditure. Round 5 of the Fund opens in early 2018 and will provide a further opportunity for coastal communities to apply for grants to support jobs and growth in their area. We have also...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Business Improvement Districts (30 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: Since we launched the Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) Loan Fund in October 2013, 24 areas have or are receiving loans of up to £50,000 each to help set up a BID. The 24 areas that have received or are receiving Loans are Abingdon, Altrincham, Bermondsey, Blyth, Burnley, Central Milton Keynes, Cheltenham, Eastbourne, Hastings, Heart of London, Hereford, Hexham, Leicester, Lifford,...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Business Improvement Districts (30 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: The outcome for each Business Improvement District ballot is published locally by the relevant ballot holder. The Government does not hold data on the result and turnout of ballots for Business Improvement Districts.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Fireworks: Accidents (28 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: The Department for Communities and Local Government does not hold data for people or animals injured in incidents involving fireworks.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Enterprise Zones (21 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: I am not aware of any written representations from business organisations to my Department specifically about job creation and the effectiveness of Enterprise Zones. Businesses generally tell us that Enterprise Zones have been and remain helpful for companies seeking to grow their business and employ more staff. Enterprise Zones have been successful in attracting jobs, businesses and private...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Alcoholic Drinks: Prices (21 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: My Department has made no such assessment. As Minister with policy responsibility for Community Pubs I am determined to work with organisations such as the Pub is The Hub and other key business partners in the sector to ensure that community pubs across the country continue to thrive. I would advise the Rt Hon Member to contact the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: *No heading* (21 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: We have committed to creating the United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund as the successor to European Structural Funds following the UK’s departure from the EU. We intend to consult widely on the design of the fund as part of the process of its establishment.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Coastal Communities Fund (16 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: We have funded 102 projects in 79 individual coastal settlements and 27 projects that cover multiple coastal locations in England. The total value of all these projects is £132 million. I will place a table in the Library of the House showing the amount of grant awarded in each bidding round and the coastal locations they cover. The Welsh Government is responsible for Coastal Community...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Job Creation: Enterprise Zones (9 Nov 2017)

Jake Berry: We do not collect data on forecast job numbers for Enterprise Zones and do not publish estimates for net additional jobs. Enterprise Zones are a twenty five year programme to support local economic growth, helping businesses to expand and ensure there is the high quality office and industrial space needed for them to do so. Local Enterprise Partnerships report that since 2012 and up to...


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